The Copper

The Copper Cocktail

Base Spirit: Irish Whiskey

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About The Copper Cocktail

Strong black tea and spices give this Irish-whiskey-and-apple-juice tipple a kick.

Ingredients in The Copper Cocktail

Garnish: Lemon half-wheel

Glass: Rocks

How to make The Copper Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.

*Irish Spiced Tea Syrup


  • 16 oz Water
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 Irish black tea bags
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Star anise pod
  • 1 Whole nutmeg, cracked


Add all the ingredients to a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Strain, and store in the refrigerator.

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